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A 54-year-old female asked:

I got cortisone shots in both hips for bursitis this am one side is quite swollen about a 5" area the other is not. should i worry.?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably not.: The swelling is probably from the injection, and it will be absorbed in the next few days.. If it doesnot,or your pain increases,see your Dr.
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